I have written a song that says: If you ever lose someone dear to you, never say the words, "They're gone," and they'll come back.— Prince
Colorful Americanism quotations
Defiance, not obedience, is the American's answer to overbearing authority.
A man from Iowa or Illinois will say 'I'm from the Middle West'.
.a Georgian or a Mississipian may admit to being merely a Southerner...but no Texan, given the opportunity, ever said otherwise than 'I'm from Texas'.
If soccer was an American soft drink, it would be Diet Pepsi
What if the American people woke up and understood that the official reasons for going to war are almost always based on lies and promoted by war propaganda in order to serve special interests.
Mr. Blair, I look upon secession as anarchy. If I owned the four millions of slaves in the South, I would sacrifice them all to the Union; but how can I draw my sword upon Virginia, my native State?
Our job as Americans and as Republicans is to dislodge the traitors from every place where they've been sent to do their traitorous work.
Don't let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It's your place in the world; it's your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live.
If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.
Our clear goal must be the advancement of the white race and separation of the white and black races. This goal must include freeing of the American media and government from subservient Jewish interests.
We’re not Indians and we’re not Native Americans.
We’re older than both concepts. We’re the people, we’re the human beings.
May the stars carry your sadness away, may the flowers fill your heart with beauty, may hope forever wipe away your tears. And, above all, may silence make you strong.
We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
Historically speaking, we went from being Indians to pagans to savages to hostiles to militants to activists to Native Americans. Its five hundred years later and they still cant see us. We are still invisible.
If you can be the best, then why not try to be the best?
I feel safe even in the midst of my enemies; for the truth is powerful and will prevail.
Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children.
To protest against injustice is the foundation of all our American democracy.
Fighting is a sport; if you're not humble it's going to bring humbleness to you.
Decisions made in Washington are more important to us than those made here in Dar es-Salaam. So, maybe my people should be allowed to vote in American presidential elections.
The end of democracy and the defeat of the American Revolution will occur when government falls into the hands of lending institutions and moneyed incorporations.
It doesn't matter how strong your opinions are.
If you don't use your power for positive change, you are, indeed, part of the problem.
If you walk the footsteps of a stranger, you'll learn things you never knew you never knew.
We must especially beware of that small group of selfish men who would clip the wings of the American Eagle in order to feather their own nests.
I salute the light within your eyes where the whole universe dwells.
For when you are at that center within you and I am at that place within me, we shall be one.
Develop enough courage so that you can stand up for yourself and then stand up for somebody else.
McCarthyism is Americanism with its sleeves rolled.
If you talk to the animals they will talk with you and you will know each other.
If you do not talk to them you will not know them and what you do not know, you will fear. What one fears, one destroys.
Revolution is a serious thing, the most serious thing about a revolutionarys life. When one commits oneself to the struggle, it must be for a lifetime.
The United States will eventually fly the Communist red flag…The American people will hoist it themselves.
Donald Trump is obviously the most pro-gay candidate in American electoral history.
Do not let anyone claim tribute of American patriotism if they even attempt to remove religion from politics.
You Americans, you treat the Third World in the way an Iraqi peasant treats his new bride. Three days of honeymoon, and then it's off to the fields.
Americans like to talk about (or be told about) Democracy but, when put to the test, usually find it to be an 'inconvenience.' We have opted instead for an authoritarian system disguised as a Democracy. We pay through the nose for an enormous joke-of-a-government, let it push us around, and then wonder how all those assholes got in there.
I see a time of Seven Generations when all the colors of mankind will gather under the Sacred Tree of Life and the whole earth will become One Circle again.
The individual comes face-to-face with a conspiracy so monstrous he cannot believe it exists. The American mind has not come to a realisation of the evil which has been introduced into our midst. It rejects even the assumption that human creatures could espouse a philosophy which must ultimately destroy all that is good and decent.
This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.